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Cherry Chirp

Abbreviations: CO = cast on K = knit sl = slip pm = place marker ssk = slip slip knit (decrease) k2tog = knit two stitch together (decrease) kfb = knit into the front and back loop of one stitch (increase) M1 = make one stitch (increase)

Directions:

Body Use the magic loop cast on to CO 4 stitches. Rnd 1: Work in the round, kfb every stitch. If you have not done so already, arrange the stitches so there are 4 sts on 2 needles. Pm between the 1st and 2nd stitch at the beginning of the first needle to mark the beginning of each round. Rnd 2: Knit all. Rnd 3: Divide evenly among 4 needles; Kfb every 2nd st on ea needle -- 4 stitches increased, 3 sts on each needle. -- 12 stitches total. Rnd 4: Knit all. Repeat Rnds 3 and 2 two times for a total of 20 sts. Rnd 1: k1, m1, k to last st on second needle, m1, k2, m1, k to last st on forth needle, m1, k1. Rnd 2: Knit all. Repeat 7 times for a total of 52 sts. 13 sts on ea needle.

Knit across needles 1 & 2. k2tog. transfer picked up stitches from needle 4 to needle 1. ssk. Knit all 1 round. knit to last 3 stitches of needle 3. k2tog. Rnd 2: Knit to end of needle 1. place marker. Rnd 1: K1. k1. Place beginning of round marker to the beginning of needle 3. Rejoin yarn at the new beginning of round. k1. knit to last 3 sts of needle 2. Break yarn.12 sts decreased. 62 stitches total. . Some Right Reserved Rnd 1: K to 3 sts before the marker. (Repeat round 1 & 2 once. 50 stitches remain. k1. Ending with a WS row. k1 ssk. k1. k2tog.place marker in the middle of needle 1 (7 stitches on each side of the marker).craftleftovers. -.now working with 3 needles and knit with a 4th. Needle 1 is now 3. k10.2 stitches decreased. M1. pick up 7 stitches along side of the flap just created. k to last 3 sts. k2. Needle 2 is now 4.com Creative Commons by Kristin Roach 2008. ssk. 44 stitches remain on needles. M1. k2tog. K1. Slip stitches on needle 2 to 1. Rnd 2: Knit all. pick up 7 stitch -. k1. k to end. k1. k2tog. k to last 3 sts. ssk. Arrange Stitches: Slip 1st stitch of round. k1. Rnd 1: Knit to 3 sts before end of needle 1. ssk. remove marker. ssk. knit to the last 3 sts of needle 3. Needle 4 is now 2. knit to end of row. Knit all for 4 rnds. k to last 3 sts of needle 4. k1. Remove marker. ssk. knit across needles 3 and 4. Work the sts on the 1st and 2nd needles in stockinette st for 14 rounds. Repeat rnds 1 & 2 a total of 3 times -.4 stitches decreased. Rnd 4: Knit all. k1. K to last st before end of needle 1. M1. Needle 3 the new beginning of the round. Needle 3 is now 1. M1. Rnd 1: K1. Http://www. ssk. 64 stitches total. k2tog. knit to end of needle 2. k1.K all for 3 rounds. slip marker.12 stitches decreased. k to end of needle 1. Rnd 2: K all to end of needle 2. k2tog. Rnd 2: k all.68 stitches total. Rnd 3: K to needle 3. repeat rounds 3 & 4 once) three times -. K to 5 sts before end of needle 2. k1. 26 stitches total. k2tog. Repeat rnds 1 & 2 two times total -.

k6 st in the round for 4 rnds. Rnd 1: *k1. cut yarn and weave through remaining 3 sts. weave yarn through sts on needles. Legs and Feet With birch colored yarn Pick up and knit 12 sts on 3 needles in the round. ssk. Embroider eyes . Cut yarn. k2tog. 4 sts needle 3 as in figure 2. ssk. 5 sts needle 1. ssk. k2. k2tog. Rnd 1: k all. Repeat all for the other leg and foot on the opposite side of the belly. Rnd 2: ssk. 2 sts on each side of toes. k2 tog. skip to last 3 sts and knit. Pick up and knit 6 sts between the 2 toes. k2tog.Repeat rnds 1 & 2 until there are 42 sts total. k to last 5 sts before end of needle 2. k1. k1. Split for toes: K3. k2tog until 8 sts remain. ssk. k1. k1. k1. weave in ends. 4 sts on each needle as in figure 1. k 1. k to last 3 sts on needle 1. Rnd 2: Knit all. knit to 3 sts before end of needle. k6. ssk. Rnd 3: k all Rnd 4: k2tog all to last stitch. k to 3 sts before end of needle. Rnd 3: k1. K1. k2tog. Rnd 2: K to last 5 sts before end of needle 2. Repeat rnds 1 & 2 until 22 sts remain. 4 sts needle 2. repeat from * to end. k2tog. k to end. Knit all 6 rnds Rnd 1: K1. k to end. Weave yarn through sts on needles. 1 st from each side of the middle. k6. K all 12 rnds. tighten up hole and weave in ends.k2. Join yarn and repeat for remaining 6 sts. tighten up hole and weave in ends. k2tog all for 1 rnd. ssk. ssk. k2tog. Beak With birch colored yarn Pick up and knit 13 sts as in the diagram. k2tog. Rnd 4: Knit all.